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Nichols Hardware Complex

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1914, brick building. c. 1900, frame structure. 135 Depot St.

The Nichols complex is an important example of a retail business which has retained its original character. The false-front frame building was a livery stable built in close proximity to the rail depot. The brick building was constructed for the hardware store and reflects the requirement for brick and stone exteriors passed by the town council after the 1914 fire.

Writing Credits

Richard Guy Wilson et al.


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Richard Guy Wilson et al., "Nichols Hardware Complex", [Leesburg, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Buildings of Virginia: Tidewater and Piedmont, Richard Guy Wilson and contributors. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002, 108-108.

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